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Official Obituary of

Terry Delbert Cavin

October 6, 1932 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Terry Cavin Obituary

            Terry Delbert Cavin, age 91, of Taylorsville, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

            Terry was born October 6, 1932 in Alexander County, the son of the late Elmer J. Cavin and Bonnie Robinette Cavin.

            Terry was a United States Army veteran, who served during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1957. He drove a truck for Sherrills Furniture, Carolina Freight, Holly Farms, and Catawba Hospital. He was of the Baptist faith and traveled the world and went to work in Washington DC, where he served in President Truman’s inauguration.

Terry loved to work outside and go to the beach, enjoyed exercising each morning, and loved his Volkswagen diesel rabbits. He was a man that showed abundant love and compassion to others.

Terry loved to help restore airplanes with his cousin James Barnes and enjoyed spending time with his best friend and cousin Ronnie Robinette, but most of all he loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

            Including his parents, he was preceded in death by the mother of his children and love of his life, Dorothy Cavin.

            Those left to cherish and honor his memories include: his daughter, Melanie Walker (Rodney); his grandchildren, Jansen Hefner, Misty Phinney (Matt), Chelsey Wright (Robbie); his great-grandchildren, Carter Austin, Mattix Phinney, Makinley Phinney, Callie Wright, Samuel Wright; his brother, Robert Cavin of Taylorsville; brothers-in-law, Raleigh Pearson, Coy Pearson; sisters-in-law, Jane Houston, Mable Wray; and a number of other family members.

            The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2024 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Lynn Houston will officiate. Burial will follow in the Taylorsville City Cemetery with full military honors accorded by Alexander Veterans Honor Guard.

            The family will receive friends form 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. prior to the service.

            Memorials may be made to any Veterans Organization.

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            Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services are honored to be serving the family of Terry Delbert Cavin.

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March 8, 2024

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Funeral Service
March 8, 2024

4:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home Chapel Taylorsville
307 Main Ave Dr
Taylorsville , NC 28681


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